September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Israeli president, Jordan king hold secret talks

Israeli President Isaac Herzog met in secret with King Abdullah II of Jordan in Amman, he revealed on Saturday, against the backdrop of improving diplomatic ties between the two countries.

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

UAE loosens residency requirements with ‘green visa’

The UAE yesterday announced a new visa allowing foreigners to work in the country without being sponsored by an employer, loosening residency requirements in an attempt to boost economic growth. 

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Missile intercepted over Saudi oil region injures two, damages buildings

Two children were injured and buildings were damaged when a ballistic missile was intercepted over Saudi Arabia's oil-rich eastern region on Saturday, the ministry of defence said.

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

Quotes of the day

Washington must understand that it has no other choice but to abandon its addiction to

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

65 dead as fighting for Yemen's Marib flares anew

Sixty-five combatants have been killed in fighting after Yemen's Huthi rebels renewed an offensive on Marib, the last government stronghold in the country's oil-rich north, a military...

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Qatar's foreign minister says working with Turkey to reopen Kabul airport

Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said on Thursday the Gulf state was talking with the Taliban and working with Turkey for potential technical support to restart...

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Yemeni workers in Saudi at risk of forced returns: HRW

Human Rights Watch has called on Saudi Arabia to stop laying off Yemeni employees, warning that this could force them to return to the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.

September 2, 2021
September 2, 2021

Israel further eases Gaza restrictions despite unrest

Israel said yesterday it would expand Gaza’s fishing zone, increase its water supply and allow more Palestinian traders and goods to enter Israel, even as violence persisted on the border.

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Leaded petrol runs out of gas, century after first warnings: UN

The use of leaded petrol has been eradicated from the globe, a milestone that will prevent more than 1.2 million premature deaths and save world economies over $2.4 trillion annually, the UN...

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

No diplomatic process with Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett yesterday sought to play down any notion of a move towards renewed peace negotiations with the Palestinians after the highest-level Israeli-Palestinian...